Tiler Peck is an international award-winning Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet, an actress and designer. This summer, she added the title of Curator to her ever-growing list of accolades, as she starred in the second installment of The Los Angeles Music Center’s presentation of Ballet Now, a part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance At The Music Center. Next up will be a feature documentary filmed during the week of rehearsals for the Ballet Now Presentation, starring Tiler and featuring some of the Principal Dancers from the production; produced in association with Paul Allen’s Vulcan Productions with executive producer, Elisabeth Moss and director, Steven Cantor.
Ms. Peck was born in Bakersfield, California where she began her dance training at the age of two at her mom's dance studio. At the age of 14, she entered the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, full time. The same year, she became an apprentice with the New York City Ballet and in a few short months was asked to join the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. Tiler was promoted to Soloist in 2006 and to Principal Dancer in 2009 where she remains to this day.
Tiler made her Broadway debut as Gracie Shinn in Meredith Wilson's The Music Man at the age of 11. She has been seen as a guest star on Dancing With The Stars for 2 seasons, has had the pleasure of being a guest on Bravo’s TV show Rocco’s Dinner Party, and stars in the film Ballet 422. This season she also guest starred on Julie Andrews’ new Netflix series, Julie's Greenroom. Tiler recently became the first ever ballet dancer to appear on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’. Ms. Peck had the honor of performing for President Obama at the 2012 and 2014 Kennedy Center Honors and portrayed the role of Louise in the Emmy nominated production of New York Philharmonic’s Live From Lincoln Center’s Carousel. She recently played the title role in Susan Stroman’s newest musical, ‘Little Dancer’, at the Kennedy Center and is attached to star in the production for its Broadway run. She was also seen on Broadway in the Tony Nominated, ‘On The Town’ in the role of Ivy Smith.
Ms. Peck is the 2004 Mae L. Wien Award winner, the Janice Levin Honoree for 2006-2007, winner of the Leonide Massine’s Positano Premia La Danza for International Emerging Artists and a 2004 recipient of a Princess Grace Foundation- USA Dance Fellowship. In 2013, she was named Forbes 30 under 30 in Hollywood Entertainment and won the Princess Grace Statue Award.
This past December she received the 2016 Dance Magazine Award. Ms. Peck is also the designer of Tiler Peck Designs for Body Wrappers. As an athlete and ballerina herself, she conceptualized and designed a product line that includes leotards, dresses, tutus, shorts, skirts.